A review of patients with pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents during anesthesia reported to the Departmental Quality Assurance Committee.

@article{Neelakanta2006ARO,
  title={A review of patients with pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents during anesthesia reported to the Departmental Quality Assurance Committee.},
  author={Gundappa Neelakanta and Anand Chikyarappa},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={102-7}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Preoperative risk factors for pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents during anesthesia are well studied. There is lack of information as to factors or circumstances leading to aspiration. DESIGN A retrospective review of cases of pulmonary aspiration reported to the Departmental Quality Assurance (QA) Committee was undertaken. SETTING This study took place at a large tertiary care university hospital based in a metropolitan city. PATIENTS The study identified all… CONTINUE READING
19 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…